Mark Duggan death: Timeline of events
The shooting of Mark Duggan by police in Tottenham, north London, sparked a wave of violence across London and other English cities.
Here is a timeline of the events that followed Mr Duggan's death.
Thursday 4 August
Mark Duggan, 29, is shot dead by police at Ferry Lane, Tottenham at 18:15 BST.
The death occurs during an operation where specialist firearm officers and officers from Operation Trident, the unit which deals with gun crime in the African and Caribbean communities, are attempting to carry out an arrest.
Mr Duggan is a passenger in a minicab. The Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) announces it will investigate the incident and later says it believes two shots were fired by police. It also confirms that an illegal firearm was recovered from the scene.
Friday 5 August
The IPCC appeals for witnesses to the shooting.
David Lammy, Labour MP for Tottenham, says he is "shocked and deeply worried" about the incident.
"I think there's quite a lot of anxiety now in the community, but we should try to stay calm and not rush to judgement," he says.
Saturday 6 August
The IPCC provides support to 14 of Mr Duggan's family members and friends as they formally identify his body.
About 300 people gather outside Tottenham police station after marching from the Broadwater Farm estate. They say they want "justice" for Mr Duggan and his family.
Officers are forced to close the High Road and put traffic diversions in place. Eyewitnesses report that the protest begins peacefully.
The violence begins as bottles are thrown at two patrol cars close to the police station. One of the vehicles is set alight, while the other is pushed into the middle of the road before also being set alight.
Unconfirmed reports say the incident was sparked by a confrontation between a teenage protester and a police officer.
Riot officers from the Territorial Support Group and police on horseback are deployed to disperse the crowds but come under attack from bottles, fireworks and other missiles.
Sunday 7 August
As the violence continues in the early hours, a double-decker bus is burnt out and petrol bombs are thrown at police and buildings. Shops set alight in the area include an Aldi supermarket and a carpet shop.
The London Fire Brigade says it has dealt with 49 fires in the Tottenham area by 04:30 BST and received more than 250 emergency calls from the public.
Police announce the launch of Operation Withern to investigate the riots.
Local MP David Lammy tells reporters the community has "had the heart ripped out of it" by "mindless, mindless people", many of whom, he says, had come from outside Tottenham to cause trouble.
Mr Duggan's family say they do not condone the rioting in Tottenham.
IPCC commissioner Rachel Cerfontyne says she is sorry if any members of Mr Duggan's family feel that they are not supported. She announces that she has set up a community reference group to make sure she is sensitive and responsive to the family.
Monday 8 August
Claudia Webbe, who chairs Operation Trident's independent advisory group, questions why Mr Duggan's family had not been contacted sooner by the IPCC.
Scotland Yard says police are responding to copycat criminal activity across London. In a statement it says "small and mobile groups" of looters have been targeting areas across London.
Rioting and looting continues for the third night in London affecting Croydon, Clapham, Hackney, Camden, Lewisham, Peckham, Newham, East Ham, Enfield, Woolwich, Ealing and Colliers Wood.
During the evening the riots claims two lives.
Trevor Ellis, 26, of Brixton Hill, south London, is found with bullet wounds in a car in Croydon, while Richard Bowes, 68, is critically injured when he tries to put out a fire during riots in London.
He later dies from his injuries.
The Reeve's Corner furniture is destroyed as buildings and cars are set alight in Croydon.
Unrest spreads to other English cities, with Birmingham, Liverpool, Nottingham and Bristol also experiencing violence.
Tuesday 9 August
The IPCC reveals that there is no evidence Mr Duggan opened fire at police before being shot dead by a firearms officer.
The police watchdog says ballistic tests showed "no evidence that the handgun found at the scene was fired".
MPs are recalled from their summer holidays in the wake of continued disorder across London and other English cities.
In Manchester, a shop is set alight and in nearby Salford, people begin smashing shop windows and looting from a shopping centre.
London Fire Brigade says it faced its busiest night in recent history on Monday evening. The brigade's 999 control centre answered 2,169 calls overnight - about 15 times the normal rate of calls the brigade would expect on an average day.
Wednesday 10 August
Haroon Jahan, 21, Shazad Ali, 30, and Abdul Musavir, 31, are killed when a car hits them in Winson Green, Birmingham in the early hours of the morning.
Witnesses say the men were in a group protecting their community after riot police were called into the city.
Thursday 11 August
The police watchdog appeals for witnesses to the fatal shooting of Mr Duggan.
Prime Minister David Cameron makes a statement to MPs in which he admits there are questions to be answered over the shooting.
Former Met deputy assistant commissioner Brian Paddick says the force could have stopped further rioting if it had responded properly to initial disturbances in Tottenham.
Friday 12 August
The IPCC admits it may have misled journalists into believing Mr Duggan fired at officers before he was killed.
Wednesday 24 August
Ken Hinds, a local gang mediator and family friend of Mr Duggan's girlfriend Simone Wilson, reveals that he warned police explicitly about the risk of rioting at a meeting with them at lunchtime on Saturday, 6 August.
"I told them the word on the street was that Mark was executed by the police, and the family was very upset," he says.
"I also went on to say that if it wasn't handled sensitively, that we could possibly have another riot, another 1985."
Thursday 8 September
Mr Duggan's family say they have "no faith" in the Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) investigation into his death.
His brother, Shaun Hall, adds: "I'm not confident at all. If the initial stages of this incident are anything to go by, I've got no trust in them whatsoever."
He also appeals for more witnesses to clarify what happened to his brother.
Friday 9 September
A private funeral for Mr Duggan will be held with a reception at the Broadwater Farm Community Centre. The IPCC continues to investigate his death.